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Postion

Engineering Manager

Department

Research & Development

Experience Required

Previously held a senior or lead software development position, OR are in a similar management role

Location

United Kingdom

Employment type

Full-Time

Remote considered

Yes

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The Opportunity

The Virtalis R&D team is full of very talented people across several disciplines: architecture, development, ops, QA, UX, and more. The team is responsible for all of the Virtalis software products: Visionary Render, GeoVisionary and Virtalis Reach. We achieve this by working in a number of smaller groups (Scrum), and we are expanding.

As our talented team of contributors grow, so must our capability to support them and enable everyone to work effectively together to deliver our ground-breaking technologies.

The ideal person for this role is somebody who lives and breathes the ideals of servant leadership and deeply cares about helping others succeed in their work and careers. You are comfortable presenting to, and communicating with, stakeholders such as customers, customer success, support and executive leadership.

Working with the head of software development, you will

  • Build and nurture high-performing software engineering teams, whilst fostering a collaborative, product-focused environment
  • Manage the successful release of our products for each iteration transparently and reliably, while ensuring quality
  • Work closely with key stakeholders, UI/UX, and product management to realize our technical roadmap
  • Support your teams in their daily work, keeping them informed of relevant developments, removing roadblocks and ensuring success
  • Guide the personal development of the team members, identifying skill gaps and providing training opportunities and direct coaching
  • Nurture a safe and open environment where people feel comfortable seeking feedback to better themselves and the product

This is a hands-off (no code) role, however a solid technical background is just as essential as excellent communication skills for achieving your day-to-day support of the teams.

What we're looking for

You have experience in a senior or lead software development position and are looking to move into more direct people management, OR are in a similar management role and looking for a new challenge with innovative and exciting technology.

Additionally, these are a plus

  • Experience in design, development and delivery of complex enterprise software products
  • OOP languages (we mainly use a mixture of C++, C#, and JavaScript / TypeScript across our products)
  • 3D graphics concepts (via game engines, or CAD tools or data)
  • Scrum or similar agile ways of working

Working with us

Want to be a part of a small and close-knit, high-performing team? At Virtalis, we provide opportunities for continuous learning and self-development in a high-tech environment. We are constantly pushing the envelope in the engineering world to become more diverse. We offer a competitive package, which includes flexible working arrangements and plenty of additional perks as part of the Virtalis community.

About Virtalis

Virtalis is changing the way enterprises run their businesses and how they collaborate with customers and suppliers. Our VR/AR software accelerates the whole product lifecycle, from initial design and engineering to training and up to maintaining and servicing products. Everyday we are pushing the boundaries to create more value for our customers.  

We're looking for people who not only want to build a great product, but also want to contribute to a close-knit team.

Diversity and inclusion

At Virtalis we place focus on kindness, support and self-learning. We’re committed to creating an inclusive environment that nurtures and empowers our employees. We’re excited by what different backgrounds, experiences and abilities can bring to the Virtalis team, and we encourage anyone interested in this role to apply.

If you require any assistance during the application process, such as accommodating a disability or familial circumstances, please don’t hesitate to let us know.

We can’t wait to hear from you!

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